Alan Shipley has, what he calls, a “great life.” At 76, he still works out at the gym four to five days a week. He chases around his baseball-loving grandchildren, and is prepping to volunteer at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
The grand lobby of Maravilla Scottsdale is adorned with all the touchstones of a high-end resort: high vaulted ceilings, bronze ring chandeliers, hand-made tiles, fine art by star artists like Alicia LaChance, George Bucquet and Karin Schminke and, virtually every 10 feet, another set of comfortable-but-chic couches and chairs hand-selected by Beverly Hills’ top hotel interior designer Cheryl Rowley.
Eureka! I’ve discovered a decadent, rich and moist chocolate cake with a smooth and creamy chocolate frosting just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Of all the astonishing things the human mind does, the most amazing may be that it can take sound and turn it into music, and then take music and turn it into meaning.
As spring approaches, you’ll see a lot more runners dotting the sidewalks and parks. My admiration goes not to the lean, sinewy ones running in top-of-the-line gear, but to the bulbous newcomers, puffing along because this is the day they wouldn’t put off.
Dear Old Bag: I enjoy your column and was very happy for you to hip women upon paying their own way on dates, or at least offering to share the high cost of entertainment. Yes, we wanted equality which means pay for your own! I would like you to take on another challenging issue.
Enjoying the golden years, these grannies are on the court and having a ball.
Owning a home means giving constant attention to the building products that go into protecting the structure of your house. While we’d like to believe items like our roof and windows will last forever, that’s not the case.
In this day and age of email, social media and texting, many people take talking over the phone for granted. That being said, phone calls are still the most preferred method of personal communication, and its digital alternative is nowhere nearly as universally accepted.
The teenage boy stepped off the curb into the street as I was approaching in my car. I hit the brakes and he kept on walking, continuing to look down at his hand-held, palm-sized electronic device and all but oblivious to everything around him.
You never really know exactly when something becomes a ritual, but we know for certain that Cactus League in Arizona is one of our most cherished rites of spring.
There’s More to Maui than Sun and Surf
6thAnnual Healthy Aging & Sexuality Event
If Baseball Were Like Conservative Politics …
I came across an article on a natural news website recently about victory gardens. It said that during World War II, 20 million family gardens were producing 8 million tons of food that helped provide nourishment needed by soldiers to keep them fighting strong.